The record he compiled of his personal life and of how he secured a unique place in the world of the arts, with his 15 books and more than 60 films as a ‘name above the title’, is a fascinating, often brilliant, exercise in literary embroidery by a born writer; a highly-coloured tapestry, which amply proves the axiom that all autobiography is merely a version of a life. Bogarde featured as a medical student in Doctor in the House (1954), a film that made him one of the most popular British stars of the 1950s. They were either so ill or malnourished that they did not survive, After liberation nearlyContinue reading “Louis Asscher-Bergen Belsen victim” From 1937 to 1938 he studied at the Chelsea School of Art. And afterwards he just clammed up, he didn’t want to speak to anybody, and went home.’, It was the most moving talk Seldon had ever heard. I have been doing this at no cost and will continue to do so. Many thousands were mortally ill: in the previous month at least 17,000 had died. To donate click on the credit/debit card icon of the card you will use. If you want to donate more then $2 just add a higher number in the box left from the paypal link. A Demonic brain could scarcely have conceived such a tragic exhibition of complete degradation of the species.’, As the British forces took over the camp, 39 Wing was completing a move to Wunstorf, less than an hour’s drive away. Once again he leapt to his feet, saying to his wife: ‘Here, Eva, you called me mad, remember? Irma Ida Ilse Grese (7 October 1923 – 13 December 1945) was an SS guard at the Nazi concentration camps of Ravensbrück and Auschwitz, and served as warden of the women's section of Bergen-Belsen.. Grese was convicted of crimes involving the ill-treatment and murder of prisoners committed at Auschwitz and Bergen-Belsen concentration camps, and sentenced to death at the Belsen … Only empty trains returned ready to pick up more victims like lambs led to the slaughter. Sir Derek Jules Gaspard Ulric Niven van den Bogaerde (28 March 1921 – 8 May 1999), known professionally as Dirk Bogarde, was an English actor and writer. ( Log Out / Victim was the first British film to portray the humiliation gay people were exposed to via discriminatory law, and as a victimized minority; it is said to have had some effect upon the later Sexual Offences Act 1967 ending the illegal status of homosexual activity. Sir Anthony Seldon, who retires this summer as Master of Wellington College, was head of history and general studies at Tonbridge in 1991 when he invited Bogarde to speak to the older boys on a topic of his choice: ‘The Story of My Life’, ‘How to Write’, or some such conventional fare. Three British officers stepped out. Dirk Bogarde was born in a nursing home at 12 Hemstal Road, West Hampstead, London. This blog is dealing with those few bits of light that shone during those dark ages. Dirk Bogarde at Belsen. He was a British actor although his Father was of Flemish ancestry. It contained some 42,000 internees – men, women and children. I am passionate about music ,history and movies (Other same-sex friends have done the same and never touched each other.) However with every darkness there is also light. For one thing, it was important to let the world know the truth. The last single Journey: Westerbork-Auschwitz.  Earlier, he declined Louis Jourdan's role as Gaston in MGM's Gigi (1958).